Istanbul Travel Guide:
Istanbul is one of the most visited cities in the world and it is not surprising: it was the capital of three empires: Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman !! Let yourself be conquered by the history of ancient Civilizations and its natural treasures: the Golden Horn and the Bosphorus.Visiting Information:
Visa information for tourists; please visit following official website, http://www.mfa.gov.tr/. Its mandatory to carry ID or Passport at all times during your visit. When visiting mosques, follow the dress codes posted outside of the each one. Turkish Currency is YTL ₺, for detailed information review official website and PDF file https://www.tcmb.gov.tr/.
Electrical outlet type is 230 volts at 50 Hertz and plug types are C and F. You may need some special converters, adapters to allow the appliances or devices to work properly.
Driving is on the right hand side. Visitors can drive with their international driving license. If you choose to rent a car and drive in Turkey, you should have your driving license, passport and insurance documents of vehicle.
Emergency Phone Numbers: Police: 155, Gendarmerie: 156 (if you are in a rural area), Ambulance: 112, Fire: 110
Following lists have information about other state owned museums, landmarks, and useful links for your guidance.